Live Review: These Are Powers, The Chap, Lyonnais, Balkans @ Eyedrum, March 24

By Julia Reidy “One of these things is not like the others” seemed to be the theme at Eyedrum last Tuesday night, as a four-band show sent the audience bouncing between acts from serious to kidding, ambient/noise to pop, hipster to humor. All Sesame Street lessons aside, the two local openers, Balkans and Lyonnais, approached […]

Live Review: Attention System/Entertainment/The Prids @ The Drunken Unicorn, March 23

By Stephanie Roman It seemed fitting that both Attention System and Entertainment shared this evening’s stage with The Prids from Portland; Atlanta’s underground post-punk scene should be proud. These two local bands stand out as part of an exclusive and extremely talented pool of Atlanta musicians that also includes the hauntingly beautiful trio Feeding Fingers. […]

CD Review: Great Lake Swimmers — Lost Channels

Great Lake SwimmersLost ChannelsNettwerk By Alexandra Edwards Scattered amongst the St. Lawrence River, there exists an archipelago known as the 1000 Islands.  The islands (numbering 1,793, to be precise) straddle the border between Canada and the U.S. They're dotted with castles and picturesque houses; some sit on chunks of land rising only far enough out […]

New Video From Modern Skirts Session: The Modern Skirts – Neighborhood from HaveYouHeard on Vimeo. Athens indie pop rockers Modern Skirts just finished up a session with Atlanta blog Have You Heard, and the fruits of their labors are up here for all to see. The band will be showcasing some killer new material when they play with Atlanta […]

CD Review: Venice Is Sinking- AZAR

Venice Is SinkingAZAROne Percent Press By Chris Homer Athens’ Venice Is Sinking gets back to business on their second album AZAR. The record showcases the ambient, orchestral pop sound that Venice Is Sinking has built their reputation on. AZAR features an addictive combination of shoe-gazer rock and delicate orchestral arrangements. Hypnotic, distorted guitar riffs float […]

CD Review: Maria Taylor — Ladyluck

Maria Taylor LadyLuckNettwerk By Alexandra Edwards There's something about LadyLuck, Maria Taylor's third solo album, that makes you think she's trying to go more mainstream. Maybe it's the cover art: scrubbed up and featuring a close shot of Taylor's face, the title written in a girly cursive and adorned with flowers. It looks like it'd […]

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